Howdy, Android 5.1.1 Lollipop set to come to Google Nexus 4 soon but we don’t know how soonest is going to be. If you are tired of running KitKat on your Google Nexus 4 and willing to move straight to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, I have a solution for you here in this post.
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop is at all level better than KitKat. And pushing your Google Nexus 4 to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop will give you a better experience and a edge over KitKat addict. Some people complained about dark theme on Android 5.1.1 for those that have pushes their Google Nexus 4 into it, but that should not be a preference over the quality features of Android 5.1.1 Lollipop such as the bug fixture improvement, improve security and improved user desktop.
For the fact that, the launch of Android 5.1.1 Lollipop to Google Nexus 4 delays, it may end up to be a good news if the device end up getting Android Marshmallow update straight away.
However, to maintain a peaceful stratosphere on mobile OS, users should learn how to see the good in every update and try to use them so as to help developers is improving their productivity.
So, if you are interested in installing Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on your Google Nexus 4, let’s get started.
How To Install Android 5.1.1 Custom ROM On Google Nexus 4.
Thanks to custom ROM, smartphone users can now find their way around to get the latest OS update even when it is not yet released for their region.
Pushing Android 5.1.1 on your Google Nexus 4 using custom ROM simply means that users will download the OS update and install it manually.
However, before you start the installation process, ensure the following are in place.
1. Ensure that you have the international version of the custom ROM or else, your effort might just be a wait of time.
2. Make sure your device is at least 75% charged so that it will not shut down during the installation process.
3. Lastly, unlock Google Nexus 4 bootloader and install CMW recovery.
Then, let quickly install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on your Google Nexus 4 and see the improvement in the new OS update.
1. Download CM12.1 Android custom ROM for your Google Nexus device and Google Apps zip file into your computer.
2. Connect your Google Nexus 4 to you computer using cable and copy and paste the two downloaded files into your mobile.
3. Press and hold power, volume up and volume down together to boot into boot recovery mode
4. Once you are in recovery mode, select CMW recovery and select wipe data/factory reset.
5. Then, select wipe cache partition, then advance, and in the recovery menu where you were, select Wipe Dalvik Cache.
6. Return to recovery main menu and choose install from SD card and then, select CM12.1 for Android custom ROM to install it on your device.
7. After that, do the same for Google Apps you downloaded previously to install it on your device
8. Once you have successful installed the two files, navigate back to recovery main menu and click on reboot now.
Congratulations, you have successfully installed Android 5.1.1 on your Google Nexus 4.